A drifter comes between an aging Southern beauty and her teenaged daughter when he is hired to work at their hotel.

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Eve
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Maggie
Ted Marcoux ...
Tom Wolffe
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Emily (as LaTanya Richardson)
Lou Walker ...
Willie
Benji Wilhoite ...
Billy
Pamela Garmon ...
Mrs. Peabody
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Mrs. Fordyce
Hugh Jarrett ...
Mr. Peabody
Janell McLeod ...
Mother Fordyce
David Milford ...
Mr. Clark
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Graves
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Johnson
Jenny McGahee ...
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Ron Leggett ...
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A drifter comes between an aging Southern beauty and her teenaged daughter when he is hired to work at their hotel.

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8 March 1992 (USA)  »

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The Watchman  »

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Botched TV neo-noir
7 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

This was a great opportunity to bring some great old-fashioned film noir to the great wasteland that is the made-for-tv movie industry. Too bad John Wells' re-working of an old script from a previous generation is so lacking in character development or even at times coherence. The cinematography is sub-Ridley Scott, pure noir imitation. "The Nightman" does boast some good acting from both the beautiful Joanna Kerns and the fetching Jenny Robertson but this movie's not even a guilty pleasure. Maybe good for laughs if you catch it coming home from a party loaded to the gills.


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